Category Archives: Stockport Parks

A Winter’s Vale (Reddish Vale, Stockport)

I spent my morning rooted to a windy spot on the riverbank at Reddish Vale, marshalling a trail running race.It’s one of those hidden bits of Manchester countryside; hills and dales, woods and rapid river, with just the roar of … Continue reading

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Brilliant Bruntwood Brambles

I’ve blogged before about Bruntwood Park in Cheadle and it’s fantastic playgrounds. Yes, plural, there are 3 of them. Anyway, we decided on a return trip this Bank Holiday Monday. Along with many other families, it turned out. The large … Continue reading

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Happy Snowy New Year!

Belated “New Year” wishes to one and all! This photo was taken last weekend, before the second and heaviest snowfall we’ve had in Manchester since christmas. Despite the snow and ice, my cross country race was not cancelled, so we … Continue reading

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Bruntwood Park, Cheadle

MAP Today got off to a mixed start. Sun seeping in from behind the curtain – result! Realisation that Mr Parklover had gone off to work with “bigbike” in his boot – curses. We focused on the positives – fantastic … Continue reading

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